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  • Fish River Health opens new dental clinic in Madawaska
  • MADAWASKA, Maine — Fish River Rural Health administrators, staff and others were on hand Friday, March 24, for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the agency’s newest dental services clinic in Madawsaska. The clinic, which is currently open every ...
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  • 3/27/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • FishOn: Cod docufilm features Gloucester cast
  • The one documentary already completed is “Sacred Cod,” which examines the New England cod fishery through the lens of its history and influence, ultimately detailing the collapse that led to the current fishing crisis in the Gulf of Maine. The film has ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/26/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Expo brings thoughts of spring
  • BETHEL — "Anyone can tie flies," said Sean McCormick of Blue Heron Fly Fishing as he plucked hairs from a piece of deer hide at Saturday's Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo. He said he has taught the art to many people who did not think they had enough ...
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  • 3/25/2017 7:10:00 PM
  • ME scallops fishing area closed amid conflict
  • "We have a lot of fishermen who are very happy about it being closed", said Ben Martens, executive director of the Maine Coast Fishermen's Association, which represents numerous smaller boats. Regulators announced the closure Wednesday after small boat ...
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  • 3/25/2017 3:08:00 PM
  • New England Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • Scallop fishing is being shut down off the coast of Maine. Regulators are being urged to change rules that ME fishermen say favor only the bigger scallop operations. The Bangor Daily News reported that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ..
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  • 3/25/2017 1:50:00 PM
  • For Walton guide, fishing's a way of life
  • “I grew up fishing,” said Foster, sharing that his childhood was spent at his grandparents’ camp on the northern border of Maine. “I’ve been going up there fishing my whole life, since I was a baby.” On his Reel Catskills blog, Foster ...
  • Daily Star
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  • 3/24/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the ..
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  • 3/24/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • Crews scrape frozen fish product off turnpike overpass
  • KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — A truck spilled 3 inches of a smelly fish product on a highway overpass in Kennebunk and crews had to scrape off the frozen mess. Town Fire Chief Jeff Rowe tells the Portland Press Herald the truck exited the Maine Turnpike on ...
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  • 3/24/2017 3:39:00 PM
  • Scallop fishing closes off the coast of Maine
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Scallop fishing is being shut down off the coast of Maine. Federal authorities made this controversial decision after a contentious season over the last three weeks. Part-time scallopers have been fighting with the larger ...
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  • 3/24/2017 2:52:00 PM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — The cod isn’t so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England’s fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the U ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 3/24/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • Crews scrape frozen fish product off Maine Turnpike overpass
  • KENNEBUNK, Maine — A truck spilled 3 inches of a smelly fish product on a highway overpass in Kennebunk and crews had to scrape off the frozen mess. Town Fire Chief Jeff Rowe tells the Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/2mz2BFu) the truck exited the ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/24/2017 10:46:00 AM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the ..
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  • 3/24/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn’t so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England’s fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made ...
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  • 3/24/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Fish fry at Bryan's IDK Wings
  • Fish fry at Bryan's IDK Wings IDK Wings, located in the village of Maine, earned third place in a Daily Herald survey of the top fish fries in the Wausau area. Check out this story on wausaudailyherald.com: http://wdhne.ws/2mVpg9Z
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  • 3/23/2017 10:31:00 PM
  • Scalop fishing closes off the coast of Maine
  • Augusta, MAINE (NEWS CENTER) Scallop fishing closes off the coast of Maine. Federal authorities made this controversial decision after a contentious season over the last three weeks. Part-time scallopers have been fighting with the larger full-time operati
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  • 3/23/2017 10:11:00 PM
  • Scallop fishing in the Gulf of ME: A David-Goliath story
  • Pingree and King say they've heard concerns that the scallops are being overfished. They argue the arrangement jeopardizes the scallop stock in the area and with it the economic vitality of Maine's fishing communities. This story will be updated.
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  • 3/23/2017 11:59:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing in the Gulf of ME: A David-Goliath story
  • Some small boat fishermen say flawed management allows bigger boats to overfish scallops. Maine Sen. Angus King, an independent, and Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, say the move is a temporary fix, and more work is needed on the issue.
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  • 3/23/2017 11:45:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. To continue reading this story, you will need to be a digital subscriber .
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  • 3/23/2017 12:53:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will close ...
  • The News & Advance
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  • 3/23/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will close ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 3/23/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing in the Gulf of Maine: A David-Goliath story
  • Since the start of the scallop season this month, Jim Wotton has dragged heavy dredges along the seabed off Gloucester, hauling in as much as 200 pounds a day of the valuable clams, the area’s federal limit for small-boat fishermen. Now, to his dismay ...
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  • 3/22/2017 2:18:00 PM
  • Cortland Sylk: Fly Fishing Heritage in the 21st Century
  • I’ve taken it from Maine to Virginia and fished it in all four seasons. I’ve casted Sylk across fast rivers and caught landlocked salmon on dry flies, and I’ve worked the banks of weedy ponds for giant carp and bass. The 6-weight line loads the ...
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  • 3/22/2017 1:29:00 PM
  • Lawmakers want to know how NOAA will address scallop scuffle
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two lawmakers from Maine want to know what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is doing to address trouble in the Atlantic scallop fishing industry. U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, and U.S. Rep. Chellie ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/22/2017 11:28:00 AM
  • Boston Show 2017 blog: 'Traceability is yesterday'
  • The fish is now rated as a 'good alternative' by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch. Shucks Maine Lobster's export market is Europe and Asia. "China likes live lobster but in recent years, we've seen some growing interest in Asia for frozen ...
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  • 3/22/2017 1:38:00 AM
  • Lawmakers ask NOAA about trouble in scallop fishing industry
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Two lawmakers from Maine want to know what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is doing to address trouble in the Atlantic scallop fishing industry. U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, and U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree
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  • 3/21/2017 5:53:00 PM
  • Future of commercial fishing uncertain after Codfather deception
  • Fishermen from Rhode Island to Maine have had their catches limited by federal quotas since 2009 under a program regulators say promotes sustainable fishing, but for many fishermen it’s meant hanging up their hooks. During the first year of the catch ...
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  • 3/20/2017 11:24:00 PM
  • Bryan's IDK Wings takes third in Wausau's fish fry poll
  • Bryan's IDK Wings takes third in Wausau's fish fry poll IDK Wings, located in the village of Maine took third in the 2017 survey of top fish fries in the Wausau area. Check out this story on wausaudailyherald.com: http://wdhne.ws/2mHIkIM
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  • 3/20/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Who's in the seafood champ camp?
  • Bill Mook of Mook Sea Farm in Maine, who is modeling how shellfish growers everywhere can address the threat of ocean acidification. He has become a resource for hatchery and farm operators in the U.S. and abroad, counseling them on how to avoid losses and
  • The Fish Site
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  • 3/20/2017 9:56:00 AM
  • Boston Seafood Show preview: New products galore rolling out this year
  • Maine-based live lobster wholesaler Maine Coast completed its new Boston Fish Pier facility last June and to celebrate, the company is hosting tours and a reception on Day 1 of the show. Stop by booth #2033 for more information. Jamestown Seafood said it .
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  • 3/17/2017 1:03:00 PM
  • New Trawl Net is Cod Friendly
  • The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, Maine, has developed an ultra low opening trawl (ULOT) net designed to prevent cod from being caught while allowing the targeting of more plentiful groundfish. Commercial fishers in New England’s ...
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  • 3/16/2017 1:02:00 AM
  • Public may have say on plan for future of Maine shrimp
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are getting ready to vote on whether to send a plan about the future of the imperiled Maine shrimp fishery to the public. Regulators shut down the fishery in 2013 amid declining populations of shrimp ...
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  • 3/15/2017 12:26:00 AM
  • Managers consider catch quotas for still-closed shrimp fishery
  • Regulators are set to finalize the draft amendment for managing northern shrimp and it appears limiting entry will not be part of the new management strategy for the beleaguered Gulf of Maine fishery. “Limited access has been used in a number of ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/14/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • Fly fishing lessons coming
  • Classes are 7 to 9 p.m. on three consecutive Tuesdays at the East Liverpool Area Community and Learning Center (located at the former Trinity Presbyterian Church) at 110 Maine Blvd. Cost for the basic fly fishing instruction is $45 per person and must be .
  • Review
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  • 3/14/2017 4:11:00 AM
  • Boston Seafood Show preview: Take a look at what's ahead
  • Maine-based live lobster wholesaler Maine Coast completed its new Boston Fish Pier facility last June and to celebrate, the company is hosting tours and a reception on Day 1 of the show. Stop by booth #2033 for more information. Jamestown Seafood said it .
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  • 3/14/2017 1:45:00 AM
  • U.S. Border Patrol in Maine Rescues Stranded Fishing Vessel
  • EASTPORT, Maine — On March 12, at approximately 12:30 p.m., U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calais Station, assisted a Canadian vessel that was in distress near Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada. The Calais Border Patrol Station’s ...
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  • 3/13/2017 11:30:00 PM
  • McCarthy-era witch hunt making comeback in US today–Reagan adviser
  • why did I go and study Russia? They ask questions, they are always curious and they are not hostile. Americans, even up in Maine, not even Maine, which is a state of fishermen and boat-builders and you know, even the men who came to plough our snow the ...
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  • 3/13/2017 7:24:00 AM
  • Race to land the first fish is on as Wicked Tuna returns for Season 6
  • He’s taken a big personal gamble this season by striking out on his own by purchasing Novi trawler the Fish Hawk and moving his family to Maine. The series follows the fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts, as they pursue their catch of bluefin tuna ...
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  • 3/12/2017 10:55:00 PM
  • Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo set for March 18
  • BETHEL — The Mollyockett Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host the sixth annual Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Bethel Inn Conference Center. The Expo will have more than 40 exhibitors, presentations by ...
  • Sun-Journal
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  • 3/11/2017 5:16:00 AM
  • Two snowmobilers in hospital following ice fishing shack collision
  • INDUSTRY - Two men were transported to Central Maine Medical Center Monday, after their snowmobile struck an ice fishing shack on Clearwater Lake. According to Maine Warden Service spokesman Cpl. John MacDonald, first responders were called to the lake ...
  • Daily Bulldog
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  • 3/11/2017 1:04:00 AM
  • Plan to Create Baby Eel Fishing Lottery Up for Vote
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A plan to create a lottery system to allow new people into Maine’s lucrative baby eel fishery is up for a key committee vote. State lawmakers are considering starting a lottery system to replace fishermen who leave the elver fishery.
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  • 3/8/2017 5:25:00 PM
  • Plan to create baby eel fishing lottery up for vote
  • AUGUSTA, Maine — A plan to create a lottery system to allow new people into Maine’s lucrative baby eel fishery is up for a key committee vote. State lawmakers are considering starting a lottery system to replace fishermen who leave the elver fishery.
  • The Republic
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  • 3/8/2017 12:28:00 AM
  • March 2017 Updates to the Climate Case Charts
  • Feb. 22, 2017). Federal Court Rejected Climate Change Cumulative Effects Argument in Decision Upholding Canada Lynx Incidental Take Permit The federal district court for the District of Maine upheld an incidental take permit granted by the U.S. Fish and ..
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  • 3/6/2017 10:44:00 PM
  • Show + Tell from the Lancaster Fly Fishing Show
  • If you’ve ever owned a good dog, you can appreciate this. Wesley fishes from Virginia’s Blue Ridge to the border waters of Maine and Canada. He writes about more than fly fishing, though. There is fly fishing, but also duck hunting, fly tying ...
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  • 3/6/2017 2:03:00 PM
  • Another record year for Maine lobster fishery
  • Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of over 177,000 articles – Two decades of stories
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  • 3/6/2017 1:57:00 PM
  • More ice this winter means kids' ice fishing derby is a go
  • POLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's youngest ice fishermen will compete in a derby to help close out the winter ice fishing year. Several ice fishing contests were canceled last year, and some have also been canceled this year because of lack of ice.
  • Argus Press
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  • 3/4/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • SPINY LOBSTERS OF CEYLON
  • Zool. 24 : DONAHUE, J. K Chromatographic identification of lobster egg oestrogen. Bull. Dept. of Sea and Shore Fisheries, State House, Augusta, Maine No. 28. DE BRUIN, G. H. P Lobster fishing in Ceylon. Fish. Res. Stat. Dept. of Fish. Ceylon, Bull.
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  • 3/4/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • DMR to host March 4 info session on proposed fishing closures
  • Augusta — The Maine Department of Marine Resources is seeking information from lobster harvesters in eastern Maine who might be affected by regulations under consideration by the New England Fishery Management Council which are designed to protect corals .
  • The Republican Journal
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  • 3/3/2017 3:33:00 PM
  • Going with the Flow: Power and Passage
  • In the state of Maine alone, sea-run fish—those that go back and forth from river to sea—have lost access to a staggering 90 percent of their historic habitat. Populations have declined dramatically, and some species, like Atlantic salmon, Atlantic ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Explore these ideas and more!
  • Grafton Notch State Park in Maine located along the Appalachian Trail features pristine water falls springs, hiking, picnic tables, even a snowmobile trail. I could not resist pinning this: Related to the jellyfish and corals, the beautiful and alien ...
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  • 3/2/2017 7:14:00 PM
  • New Jersey asks new Commerce boss to stop fluke cuts
  • The regs were voted on after federal regulators reported the coastwide summer flounder population from Maine to North Carolina declined and fishermen overfished their quota last year To meet the cut, New Jersey anglers will have a season with a ...
  • Asbury Park Press
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  • 3/2/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Three-day forum takes stock of fishing industry
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) - The social event of the year is about to start for people who harvest and sell Maine seafood. The Maine Fishermen's Forum takes place from Thursday to Saturday in Rockport. The annual event brings together fishermen, chefs ...
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  • 3/2/2017 1:34:00 PM
  • Maine Sees Improved Smelt Fishing
  • Portland Press Herald: Ice fishing for smelts is a winter tradition in Maine, where the small fish are fried and eaten whole. Fishermen and fish camp owners say this smelt-fishing season has been a robust one after the mild winter last year produced hardly
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  • 3/2/2017 8:02:00 AM
  • Shrimp lovers lining up for local catch
  • Jurek, a Gloucester-based groundfisherman who specializes in yellow-tail flounder on most fishing days, now holds the rarified position as the only Massachusetts fisherman allowed to fish for northern shrimp in the Gulf of Maine. His tenure as shrimper-in
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/2/2017 1:33:00 AM
  • Thorny skate will not be added to endangered species list
  • The skates live in the Gulf of Maine, a key commercial fishing area, and the call to protect them generated some resistance from fishing groups, including the Gloucester-based Northeast Seafood Coalition. Those fishing stakeholders retained James A.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/27/2017 7:35:00 PM
  • Smelt fishing season off to strong start in Maine
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  • Journal Tribune
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  • 2/27/2017 5:35:00 PM
  • Skate fish denied endangered listing
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The thorny skate’s population may have declined, but not by enough to justify listing it under the Endangered Species Act, the federal government has ruled. Environmental groups had argued that the bottom-dwelling fish’s population ...
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  • 2/27/2017 10:24:00 AM
  • FishOn: Swedes still fighting lobster imports
  • We have just three words: Russian spy ship. Shrimping our way back to you The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, which regulates northern shrimp fishing in the Gulf of Maine, is conducting a workshop April 5 to 7 in Portland to develop its next .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/27/2017 7:24:00 AM
  • Thorny skate fish will not be added to endangered species list
  • PORTLAND, Maine >> The thorny skate’s population may have declined, but not by enough to justify listing it under the Endangered Species Act, the federal government has ruled. Environmental groups had argued that the bottom-dwelling fish’s population ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 2/26/2017 7:52:00 PM
  • Striper fishing: You Never Forget Your First Time
  • While I have caught stripers along both the Maine and New Hampshire coasts and have even fished for cod and haddock, I’m mainly a freshwater angler, so saltwater angling is always a learning experience for me. I have never caught a striper over 26 ...
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  • 2/26/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Ice fishing derby raises money for veterans
  • ENFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The non-profit, Master Sergeant Gary Gordon Veteran Center, is hosting its first ever ice fishing Derby in Enfield. Although warm temperatures are not ideal for the sport a group of veterans did not let the weather get the .
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  • 2/26/2017 1:16:00 AM
  • Thorny skate won't be added to endangered list
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The thorny skate's population may have declined, but not by enough to justify listing it under the Endangered Species Act, the federal government has ruled. Environmental groups had argued that the bottom-dwelling fish's population loss .
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  • 2/26/2017 1:14:00 AM
  • Maine closing some scallop areas for over-fishing
  • PORTLAND (AP) — Maine fishing regulators are temporarily closing several scallop fishing areas beginning this weekend to prevent the valuable shellfish from over-harvest. Thank you for reading some of our articles, please login or subscribe if you would ..
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  • 2/25/2017 12:03:00 PM
  • Maine's smelts, sought by ice fishermen, have strong winter
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Ice fishing for smelts is a winter tradition in Maine, where the small fish are fried and eaten whole. Fishermen say this smelt-fishing season has been a robust one after the mild winter last year produced hardly any smelts.
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  • 2/25/2017 9:39:00 AM
  • Fish-food addicted Elmwood Park Zoo swan sent to retirement farm
  • Enrique, the Elmwood Park Zoo, swan has been sent to an early retirement at a farm in Maine, officials announced this week. It turns out the six-year-old mute swan was a bit of a pig. It seems Enrique has an uncontrollable fish food addiction that would ..
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  • 2/24/2017 7:14:00 PM
  • Sebago Lake pulled from ice fishing derby
  • STANDISH (WGME) – The Cumberland County Ice Fishing Derby is one of the most popular fishing derbies in Maine, and now a portion of it is cancelled. A local bait shop owner says this is far from the first time Sebago Lake has been pulled from competition.
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  • 2/24/2017 6:00:00 PM
  • Five Maine scallop fishing areas closed to prevent depletion
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The state Marine Resources Department has decided to temporarily shut down five of Maine's scallop fishing areas, effective Sunday, Feb. 26. This comes after concern from the department that continued harvest in those areas .
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  • 2/24/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Regulatory Edict Will Not Affect Fishery Management
  • and a 2016 regulation that protected critical spawning habitat for Atlantic sturgeon in the Gulf of Maine and New York Bight. Drew Minkiewicz, a Washington, D.C., lawyer representing larger Eastern Seaboard scallop fishermen, says fishermen need not be ...
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  • 2/23/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Maine business brings precision engineering to fly fishing
  • Jon Larrabee is quick to admit that he can't help but love the business he owns. An engineer by trade and a lifelong fly fisherman, his company, HMH, is all about engineering fly fishing tools. HMH was founded in 1975 in New Jersey, but in recent years ...
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  • 2/22/2017 7:57:00 PM
  • The Best Fishing Apps All Anglers Must Have on their iPhone
  • Fish Rules brings you up-to-date saltwater fishing regulations for state and federal waters from Maine to Texas in a simplified, easy-to-comprehend format so that all the information you need to avoid breaking the law will be right at your fingertips.
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  • 2/21/2017 7:09:00 PM
  • 'Free Fishing Weekend' -- keeping an old Maine tradition alive
  • BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Fishing is a big tradition in Maine -- in the winter, you can find plenty of people out on the ice; 'Free Fishing Weekend' gives everyone a chance to drop a line. Bill Stewart ventured out onto Pushaw Lake in Bangor with his
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  • 2/20/2017 11:20:00 PM
  • Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big
  • Small boat fishermen say the conflict has arisen in the northern Gulf of Maine, a critically important fishing area stretching roughly from Boston to the border of Maine and Canada. At issue is the fact that the northern Gulf of Maine is fertile ground for
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/20/2017 6:22:00 PM
  • Maine, home of some 6,000 lakes, ponds, offers free fishing
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's a terrible weekend to be a fish in Maine, but it's almost over. The state's free fishing weekend that began on Saturday continues Sunday. Anyone can fish for free without a license on Maine's waterways during the weekend.
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  • 2/20/2017 8:15:00 AM
  • Maine, home of some 6,000 lakes, ponds, offers free fishing
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It’s a terrible weekend to be a fish in Maine, but it’s almost over. The state’s free fishing weekend that began on Saturday continues Sunday. Anyone can fish for free without a license on Maine’s waterways during the weekend.
  • Washington Times
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  • 2/20/2017 1:55:00 AM
  • 'Free Fishing Weekend' -- keeping an old Maine tradition alive
  • BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Fishing is a big tradition in Maine -- in the winter, you can find plenty of people out on the ice; 'Free Fishing Weekend' gives everyone a chance to drop a line. Bill Stewart ventured out onto Pushaw Lake in Bangor with his
  • WCSH6
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  • 2/20/2017 12:11:00 AM
  • Plan aimed at preventing lobster bait shortage up for debate
  • WISCASSET, Maine — Fishing regulators say public hearings will take place on a plan to make the Atlantic herring fishery run more smoothly. Herring are a key fish on the East Coast because they are important bait for lucrative species, especially lobster.
  • The Republic
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  • 2/19/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Lots of opposition to simplifying Maine’s fishing rules
  • The legislative hearing on my proposal to organize a Commission to simplify Maine’s complicated fishing rules drew very little support, although five members of the IFW legislative committee cosponsored the bill. Most disappointing was the opposition of ..
  • fiddleheadfocus.com
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  • 2/19/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Maine offers free fishing weekend
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Fishing is free on Saturday and Sunday on Maine's waterways, meaning anyone without a license can fish on the state's nearly 6,000 lakes and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams. Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he hopes more people ...
  • The Daily Progress
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  • 2/18/2017 7:44:00 PM
  • Fish this weekend free in Maine
  • AUGUSTA, Maine – Whether on open water or ice, fishing is one of the most popular activities in Maine. Maine’s nearly 6,000 lakes and ponds and more than 30,000 miles of rivers and streams offer endless opportunities for the thousands of residents and ...
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  • 2/17/2017 6:49:00 AM
  • The Fish Study Guide
  • According to Moore’s biographer Linda Leavell, the poem was inspired by Moore’s trip to Maine with her mother and brother in the summer of 1917. This trip also inspired “A Grave,” a piece often associated with “The Fish.” The poem is forty ...
  • gradesaver.com
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  • 2/16/2017 12:18:00 AM
  • Researchers study how Fundy fish respond to tidal turbines
  • To find out if this is the same at this site or not, compared to other sites," said Viehman. As a grad student, she studied a tidal turbine deployed in Maine. She said her research found fish veering away about 100 metres upstream. In the Minas Passage ...
  • CBC
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  • 2/11/2017 10:31:00 AM
  • Regulators considering new herring rules
  • The Atlantic herring is an important bait fish that's caught off of several East Coast states, especially Massachusetts and Maine. The fishery suffered from supply issues last summer, which caused a bait shortage in the lobster fishery. The Atlantic States
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/8/2017 9:08:00 PM
  • Scallop Fishing Areas Closed to Prevent Over-Exploitation
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine fishing regulators are implementing targeted closures in several scallop fishing areas to try to protect the valuable shellfish from over-harvest. The state Department of Marine Resources says the closures will take place in ...
  • Newsradio WGAN
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  • 2/8/2017 2:31:00 PM
  • Striped bass fishing ruled could be eased
  • A draft of new rules is expected in May. The striped bass has been fished commercially from Maine to North Carolina over the past 15 years. Fishermen have caught more than 5 million pounds of the fish every year since 1997.
  • Robesonian
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  • 2/8/2017 1:13:00 PM
  • More liberal rules might come to striper fishery
  • A draft of new rules is expected in May. The striped bass has been fished commercially from Maine to North Carolina over the past 15 years. Fishermen have caught more than 5 million pounds of the fish every year since 1997. It is the official state fish of
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/8/2017 12:35:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing areas closed to prevent over-exploitation
  • PORTLAND, Maine — Maine fishing regulators are implementing targeted closures in several scallop fishing areas to try to protect the valuable shellfish from over-harvest. The state Department of Marine Resources says the closures will take place in Casco .
  • The Republic
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  • 2/8/2017 12:32:00 AM
  • Fish & Game Assoc. to host Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby Feb. 15
  • Wiley Pond has again this year been opened by the state for kids-only (under 16) ice fishing for the month of February. The Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife stocked the pond with brook trout this past fall, specifically for ice fishing.
  • Boothbay Register
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  • 2/7/2017 1:35:00 PM
  • A civil exchange on fish numbers
  • He traced his own fishing history and that of his legendary family (look up Beal Island in Maine sometime, and his grandfather Capt. Austin Beal tended one of the lighthouses on Thacher Island from 1945 until 1948). He talked of old salts taking him under
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/5/2017 9:58:00 PM
  • Upscale 801 Fish shuts down in Leawood
  • The menu included oysters, clams and Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Tartare on the raw bar and entrees such as pan roasted Chilean sea bass for $40, and a whole roasted, crab-stuffed, live Maine lobster for $50. “801 Fish’s menu appeals more to the national ...
  • The Kansas City Star
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  • 2/4/2017 5:19:00 AM
  • Fishing managers seek to avoid another herring shortage
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are considering new rules to help the herring fishery run more smoothly in the future. The Atlantic herring is an important bait fish that's caught off of several East Coast states, especially ...
  • The Dispatch Clay Center
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  • 2/1/2017 8:33:00 PM
  • Fishing managers seek to avoid another herring shortage
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are considering new rules to help the herring fishery run more smoothly in the future. The Atlantic herring is an important bait fish that's caught off of several East Coast states, especially ...
  • News-Times
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  • 2/1/2017 7:57:00 PM
  • Lobster fishermen question new fishing restrictions
  • Fishermen seek lobsters off of New England and Canada, with the U.S. fishery based mostly in Maine. The southern New England lobster fishery is a small piece of a larger American lobster fishery that was worth a record of more than USD 620 million at the .
  • FIS
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  • 2/1/2017 5:38:00 PM
  • Fishing quota for expensive elvers could change in 2018
  • PORTLAND (AP) — Interstate regulators say the fishing quota for Maine's expensive baby eels could change in 2018. Fishermen are allowed to catch about 9,700 pounds of the eels, which are also called elvers, every year. They are shipped to Asian ...
  • Sun-Journal
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  • 2/1/2017 11:37:00 AM
  • New restrictions on lobster fishing could be picked by May
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators could select new restrictions for the declining southern New England lobster fishery by May. Lobster fishing is experiencing a boom, and prices have also been high. But the species has dwindled in the ..
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 1/31/2017 7:29:00 AM
  • Maine Fish Chowder Recipe by Bar Harbor Foods
  • Easy, Delicious Fish Chowder made especially flavorful by the inclusion of Bar Harbor Fish Stock, made from sustainable fish rack, fresh vegetables and white wine Bring to a boil; lower heat. Add Fish cut into large 3 to 4 inch pieces. Add Cracked Pepper .
  • blog.usfoodsafety.com
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  • 1/30/2017 11:54:00 PM
  • Scientists Develop Video Fish Counting System
  • Dr. Kevin Stokesbury's team surveyed the entire Stellwagen Bank, a fishing ground in the Gulf of Maine about 15 miles south of Gloucester and 6 miles north of Provincetown. They found large numbers of cod, whose stock assessments have been sharply reduced
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/30/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • Big derbies highlight weekend ice fishing
  • Each year, dozens of ice fishing tournaments are staged throughout Maine. Some are smaller, local events, while others drawn anglers near and far for the chance to win cash, prizes and bragging rights. Two of the latter derbies are on tap this weekend ...
  • fiddleheadfocus.com
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  • 1/27/2017 8:23:00 PM
  • Scientists to Use Video Surveys to Measure Cod Populations
  • The system, collaboratively developed by scientists and fishermen over the last four years, was tested on Stellwagen Bank, a fishing ground located in the Gulf of Maine about 15 miles southeast of Gloucester and six miles north of Provincetown. The system
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/27/2017 8:42:00 AM
  • Fish River
  • Buy Now with Best Price This painting was done at a place out in the north woods of Maine called Hewes Brook Lodge. I painted it plein air and for a long time the bugs remained in the paint. I think they've fallen out by now. The Fish River offers great ..
  • finelifeart.com
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  • 1/27/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Fish councilor hopes for reappointment
  • and through her work with 13 of 17 New England groundfish sectors as the southern sector coordinator for the Gulf of Maine Research Institute sector extension program. Still, her elevation onto the council as one of Massachusetts’ at-large members ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/25/2017 12:46:00 AM
  • Canadian Fly-In Fishing By Kayak
  • Old Town, Maine Three anglers. Three days. 13 muskies. Countless big brown bass. Multi-species mayhem. The fishing trip of a lifetime. There aren't many "fishing firsts" left to achieve. Sure, species records are routinely set and broken, but most of what
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/24/2017 8:37:00 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife Using Helicopter Locally To Search For Moose
  • Vermont is the fourth northeastern state to partake in such a study – state fish and wildlife agencies in New Hampshire, Maine, and New York are currently using the same methods to examine their moose herds. The study will run through 2019.
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 1/20/2017 10:23:00 AM
  • FLW Announces Pro Field for 2017 Season
  • Dylan Hays* Sheridan, Ark. Jonathan Henry* Grant, Ala. Billy Hines* Vacaville, Calif. Joe Holland Jefferson, Maine Todd Hollowell Fishers, Ind. Jamie Horton Centerville, Ala. Jimmy Houston Cookson, Okla. Rex Huff Corbin, Ky. Bill Hutchison* Bessemer ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/19/2017 9:40:00 AM
  • Fish River Health to build Fort Kent medical clinic
  • EAGLE LAKE, Maine - The USDA’s Rural Development program has agreed to loan $1,350,000 to Fish River Rural Health Service for the construction of a medical facility in Fort Kent. “We are excited about improving the space to better serve our patients ...
  • fiddleheadfocus.com
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  • 1/19/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Science below the fold
  • Remembering the year without a summer, caused by a volcanic eruption.and mackerel fishing in Maine. Remembering the Green Sahara. The Sahel was full of people until it started to dry up 10 000 years ago. PopMech has a list of big holes in the earth.
  • fkclinic.blogspot.com
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  • 1/19/2017 12:54:00 AM
  • Local dabs gain sustainability tag
  • A Maine marine research institute says it has added a species of New England flounder to its list of sustainably harvested fish species. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute says it is adding the American plaice to its list of species that can carry the ..
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/18/2017 8:13:00 PM
  • Marine center gives New England flounder sustainability tag
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine marine research institute says it has added a species of New England flounder to its list of sustainably harvested fish species. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute says it is adding the American plaice to its list of ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/18/2017 7:35:00 PM
  • In the Kitchen: A Journey to the North Atlantic Fishing Industry
  • Hake comes from the deeper waters of the Gulf of Maine, north of the Georges Banks. It is a delicate fish with a soft flakey texture. Heat a large non stick skillet over medium heat. Dry the fish and season with salt & fresh ground pepper. Add 2 teaspoons
  • Harbor Light
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  • 1/18/2017 1:22:00 PM
  • New Rules for New England Shrimp Fishing Might Go to Public
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The public might soon have a chance to comment on potential new fishing rules that could help bring New England’s shrimp back into markets. Northern shrimp were once a popular seafood item, but the commercial fishing industry for ...
  • capecoddaily.com
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  • 1/17/2017 7:41:00 PM
  • Maine plans to hike fees for commercial fishing licenses
  • The Maine Department of Marine Resources hopes to raise the cost of commercial fishing licenses, according to a newspaper report. If approved by the state’s legislature and governor, the price of a Class III license for a lobsterman with two sternmen ...
  • seafoodsource.com
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  • 1/17/2017 3:44:00 PM
  • New rules for New England shrimp fishing might go to public
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The public might soon have a chance to comment on potential new fishing rules that could help bring New England's shrimp back into markets. Northern shrimp were once a popular seafood item, but the commercial fishing industry for them ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 1/17/2017 1:39:00 AM
  • New rules for New England shrimp fishing might go to public
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The public might soon have a chance to comment on potential new fishing rules that could help bring New England’s shrimp back into markets. Northern shrimp were once a popular seafood item, but the commercial fishing industry for them ...
  • The Republic
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  • 1/16/2017 7:58:00 PM
  • Lobstermen rescued offshore after wave causes boat to sink
  • YORK, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard says it rescued two lobster fishermen off the coast of Maine after their vessel began to sink. The sinking happened Friday when a wave hit the 45-foot lobster boat Miss Mae & Son about 17 miles off shore from York.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/15/2017 8:34:00 PM
  • Lobster Cars: The Ice Fishing Houses by Chris Becker
  • He shoots a lot of landscape, travel and lifestyle photography. Floating in still waters in the harbors of Maine, the lobster cars stand sentinel in the quiet moments between twilight and the coming darkness. Their shapes and lines recalled the ice fishing
  • photogrist.com
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  • 1/15/2017 12:27:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife using helicopters to study moose
  • Vermont is the fourth northeastern state to partake in such a study – state fish and wildlife agencies in New York, New Hampshire and Maine are currently using the same methods to examine their moose herds. The study will run through 2019.
  • Press Republican
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  • 1/15/2017 10:07:00 AM
  • FLW Tour field to start at 165
  • Dylan Hays* – Sheridan, Ark. Jonathan Henry* – Grant, Ala. Billy Hines* – Vacaville, Calif. Joe Holland – Jefferson, Maine Todd Hollowell – Fishers, Ind. Jamie Horton – Centerville, Ala. Jimmy Houston – Cookson, Okla. Rex Huff ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/10/2017 2:52:00 PM
  • Fishing nets left empty as fish seek cooler waters
  • Lobster, once a staple in southern New England, have decamped to Maine. Black sea bass, yellowtail flounder, mackerel and monkfish, to name a few, have all moved to accommodate changing temperatures. Yet fishing regulations, which among other things set ..
  • Deccan Herald
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  • 1/9/2017 6:35:00 PM
  • How warming seas are forcing fish to seek new waters
  • Pinsky points to the example of the Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine. “It has been badly hit by intense overfishing. Now it appears that warmer waters have been reducing survival even further. The trouble is that the fisheries management in the area did .
  • gogreenr12.org
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  • 1/8/2017 2:10:00 PM
  • US issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraud
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The Obama administration is issuing new rules it says will crack down on illegal fishing and seafood fraud by preventing unverifiable fish products from entering the U.S. market. The new protections are called the Seafood Import ...
  • West Hawaii Today
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  • 1/4/2017 7:06:00 PM
  • Regulators changing fishing rules to protect endangered tuna
  • PORTLAND, Maine - (AP) - The federal government is changing some of the rules about how fishermen harvest tuna in an attempt to protect one of the species of the fish. The National Marine Fisheries Service says the rule change is designed to steer ...
  • wmdt.com
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  • 1/4/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Federal government changes fishing rules to protect endangered tuna
  • (CBSN) PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is changing some of the rules about how fishermen harvest tuna in an attempt to protect one of the species of the fish. The National Marine Fisheries Service says the rule change is designed to steer ...
  • WRBL
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  • 1/4/2017 11:59:00 AM
  • Vermont Fish
  • Vermont is the fourth northeastern state to partake in such a study – state fish and wildlife agencies in New Hampshire, Maine, and New York are currently using the same methods to examine their moose herds. Biologists hope to better understand whether ...
  • news.xfoor.com
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  • 1/4/2017 2:35:00 AM
  • US issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraud
  • PORTLAND, Maine | The Obama administration is issuing new rules it says will crack down on illegal fishing and seafood fraud by preventing unverifiable fish products from entering the U.S. market. The new protections are called the Seafood Import ...
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 1/2/2017 7:49:00 PM
  • US issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraud
  • PORTLAND, Maine—The Obama administration is issuing new rules it says will crack down on illegal fishing and seafood fraud by preventing unverifiable fish products from entering the US market. The new protections are called the Seafood Import Monitoring ..
  • BusinessMirror.
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  • 1/2/2017 2:53:00 PM

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